Learning to drive is a great experience, in North Carolina or anywhere else. Before learning to drive, you’ll take a multiple choice test on all of the laws regarding getting behind the wheel of a car. Before taking that test, you want to study for that test. And we can help you with that, with a simple three step system. Passing that test will be no sweat!
1) North Carolina Practice Permit Test: Taking a test beforehand is a great way to study for the test when you go up against the real thing. You can easily do that right here at this very site by taking our NC practice permit exam. This multiple choice permit practice test will help you learn what is going to be on the real test, and even the questions you don’t answer correctly will help you find out what you need to read up on in the next step.
2) North Carolina Drivers Manual: After you’ve taken a practice permit test, you should go straight to the manual. Read the whole thing, and pay extra attention to any areas you’ve had trouble with. Before you know it, those areas you had trouble with will become areas you’re familiar with! Studying doesn’t have to be hard, just remember that reading this stuff now is the first step to driving a car!
3) North Carolina Road Signs: Road signs are covered in the manual, but it’s an important part of the test that you should practice, so we have an extra study guide for the road signs right here.
4) North Carolina Permit Test Flash Cards: North Carolina permit test flash cards will help you remember the North Carolina road signs and road rules in an easy way. Study these flash cards to prepare for the North Carolina permit test.
5) North Carolina Permit Test Cheat Sheet: This cheat sheet will help you remember the important test questions and help you prepare for the North Carolina permit test in simple easy way. You can either download or read the cheat sheet online.
If any of this sounds difficult, don’t worry, it’s not! Just follow these steps and you’ll blast through that test like a wet tissue paper.
North Carolina Permit Test FAQs:
How do I get driver’s permit in North Carolina?
In North Carolina, you must be at least 16 years old to apply for a driver’s license. If you have never had a driver’s license before you must first apply for a learner’s permit which requires that you pass a written test on safe driving techniques, traffic signs and motor vehicle laws.
After you have your learners permit, you must pass a vision screening test and a road skills test in order to receive a NC driver’s license.
You must hold a learner’s permit for a minimum of 12 months before you can take the road skills test, if you are under the age of 18.
How do I prepare for the North Carolina permit test?
You are encouraged to study for this exam so that you can obtain your learner’s permit as soon as you reach the required age. You can take an online practice exam that provides actual sample questions from the DMV exam. Test your driving knowledge by taking the North Carolina practice permit test now.
I have recently moved to North Carolina. How do I get the driver’s license?
If you move to North Carolina from another state, you must get a NC driver’s license as soon as you establish residence. You will be asked to turn in your out-of-state license so be sure to take it with you when you go to the DMV.
The road skills test may be waived at the examiner’s discretion; however, you will have to do the vision screening test and the written exam change your former license to a NC driver’s license. You will have to apply for a new license and pass all 3 tests if your out-of-state license has been expired for more than 12 months.
I am from the overseas. Do I have to apply for the North Carolina driver’s license?
It is not permitted to drive in North Carolina with an International Driver’s License. To legally drive, you must be in possession of a valid license, issued by a government agency, from your home state or country. To qualify for a license, if/when you become a resident of North Carolina, you must pass the vision screening, traffic signs recognition test, written knowledge test and, if the examiner thinks it’s necessary, the road skills test.
What documentation do I require for NC driving permit?
Ensure that you have all the following documents with you when you go to the North Carolina DMV Office:
You will receive the following when you have met the licensing requirements:
- Intermediate Driver’s License (16 to 20 years of age), which is valid up to 8 years.
- Full driver’s license (21 and older), which is valid up to 8 years.
Always remember—to operate a vehicle safely, you must have knowledge, practiced skill and respectfully understand the limitations that can be imposed by the environment as well as other drivers.